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Ty Myatt and Reanna Kicinski star as Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker (photo by Tanya Young)

NRACT’s Bonnie & Clyde Is Fun on the Surface … with More Underneath

Everyone knows the story- or at least some of the story- surrounding Bonnie and Clyde, famous outlaws who went on a bank-robbing and shooting rampage in the 1930s. However, NRACT’s production of Ivan Menchell’s Bonnie and Clyde, under the direction of Jeri Lynn Schulke, reveals a more sympathetic and (mostly) honest take than the myths… Read More ›

Honest Pint co-artistic director Susannah Hough stars as Carol in The Herd at NRACT

Top-Notch Performances Compensate for the Lack of Heart in the Characters of The Herd

The Honest Pint Theatre Company, operating at the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre, follows the early Greeks to modern times with a favorite topic for playwrights, the dysfunctional family. This British play is no exception. The Herd by Rory Kinnear, is hardly about one’s typical family. It is filled with unspoken, as well as… Read More ›

Honest Pint co-artistic director Susannah Hough stars as Carol in The Herd at NRACT

Honest Pint’s First-Rate Staging of Rory Kinnear’s 2013 Family Dramedy The Herd Is a Must-See Show at NRACT

Honest Pint Theatre Company is currently presenting the second North American production of The Herd by Rory Kinnear, during a three-week run at the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre. This must-see show made its U.S. debut in 2015 at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago. The Herd wonderfully depicts a typical family living through the… Read More ›

Don’t Miss NRACT’s Next to Normal; It’s Raw, Challenging, and Humorous But Realistic

“Normal” is probably one of the hardest things to define. In practical application, it doesn’t mean much more than whatever is considered usual or standard; but it has a deeper meaning of something more, something we all yearn for. The implication is that anything “normal” is also peaceful, comforting, desirable, fulfilling, and ultimately rewarding. This… Read More ›

Next to Normal at NRACT Is Entertaining, Captivating, and Thought-Provoking — We Highly Recommend It!

With Timothy E. Locklear’s direction, musical direction by Michael Santangelo, and choreography by Jess Barbour, the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre has scored another hit with Next to Normal, a 2008 Off-Broadway and 2009 Broadway musical, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt). NRACT’s venue brings us super-close to… Read More ›